ESPN is including half of the B1G in its future power rankings for the 2019 season.
Wednesday, ESPN released its power rankings for the upcoming football season (subscription required), and seven teams from the B1G were included. The highest-ranked team from the conference was Ohio State, which came in at No. 5.
The future power rankings were led by Clemson — last year’s national champion — and SEC champion and national runner-up Alabama at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.
Here’s where ESPN listed each B1G team in its power rankings:
- No. 5 — Ohio State
- No. 11 — Michigan
- No. 13 — Penn State
- No. 17 — Wisconsin
- No. 22 — Michigan State
- No. 23 — Nebraska
- No. 25 — Northwestern
The B1G East is still dominating the rankings, with the three highest-ranked teams all coming from the division.
You can view the full power rankings with an ESPN+ subscription here.